The Costa Blanca has got more good diving spots then you might assume, either you are an experienced diver, or want to learn it, here a few infos!
See if you help information q can give you the description of the best dive sites on the Costa Blanca. Costa Blanca is called the coastal zone of the Mediterranean Sea, located in the southeast of Spain, in the province of Alicante, and extends from the town of Denia, to Pilar de la Horadada. A total of 244 kilometers of beautiful beaches, spread over several municipalities among which are Altea, Benidorm, Benissa, Poble Nou de Benitachell, Alfaz del Pi, Villayoiosa Calpe, Denia, Javea, Moraira or others.
And of these 244 kilometers of coastline, what beaches stand when diving
Let’s name the most important?:
Playa de la Granadella:
Located in the town of Javea, this beach is considered one of the best in Spain. It is a dream space where perfectly sea and mountains, crystal clear waters and greenery of Mediterranean pine trees are combined. Thanks to these turquoise waters, dive experience within them becomes something unique. In the Granadella we will see alternating with white sandy plains of Posidonia, where spot octopus, golden, pen shells and other marine species. Besides this beach is shallow and calm waters, making it ideal for divers who are taking their first flaps. The Granadella is an excellent place to practice other activities such as sea kayaking, Paddle Surf and snorkel!
Tip: In the summer months it is advisable to arrive early, the site is very popular, and much parking there …
I sometimes go with my peq inflatable boat from Denia or Javea, there is a free berth peq to leave the boat while enjoying a while, there are several restaurants and bars to have a drink, a sandwich or a plate tb!
Las Rotas: In the town of Denia, following the road from Denia to Javea, we find Las Rotas, or LES ROTES in Valencia, a set of small spots divided into three zones (A, B and C) ending at Cape San Antonio coves, whose seabed is listed as a marine reserve area and therefore is protected. Underwater life of this area in recent years has grown dramatically and each dive will enjoy the company of hundreds of colorful fish in a setting of incomparable beauty. This a perfect multiaventua perform other activities at sea and the Paddles Surf, Surf and Snorkel! Destination
Goal for many athlets which paddle with kayaks or stand up paddles to a cave called LA Cova tallada!
El Penon de Ifach:
In Calpe, around the Rock of Ifach, we have another one of those areas where diving becomes a great experience. In this area we can find some of the largest octopus we see in the Costa Blanca, and many anemones, which attract our attention by their bright yellow color. Is this a dive very deep, so it will be necessary to have a certain level of diving experience when dive.
Several plays of sand and gravel invite after diving to enjoy the famous cuisine of Calpe, and next to the dive school you can rent paddle boards to surf!
Finally we emphasize the Cala Moraig in Cumbres del Sol urbanization in Benitachell, as another magnificent crystal clear creek where we can enjoy diving. In addition, this cove out for having a famous undersea route, a route of medium-high difficulty and about 45 minutes long, and also because it has a system of caves and underground rivers, which begins near Altea and ends in this cove, traveling more than 20 miles into their journey. This is a very desirable area to carry out the practice of cave diving.
But equally like in the cove next door, la Granadella in Javea, advisable to arrive early, the site is very popular with bathers in summe – there are 2 bars and rent kayaks and stand up padles! I’ll put a list of diving schools you can find in the area!